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noun Irish
  1. a straw rope
  2. súgán chair a chair with a seat made from woven súgáns
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Word Origin for súgán

Irish Gaelic
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Examples from the Web for súgán

Historical Examples of súgán

  • Soogan, sugan, sugaun; a straw or hay rope twisted by the hand.

    English As We Speak It in Ireland

    P. W. Joyce

  • The title of Sugan or straw-rope earl has been generally given to the Desmond pretender.